COLS Grant Information
The College of Letters & Science offers numerous opportunities for support of faculty and students through the course of the academic year. Below is a schedule of funding opportunities and their deadlines for submitting proposals to the College for support. Departments may set earlier deadlines as each department chair must endorse proposals.
Grant Application Deadlines
Undergraduate Education Initiative (UEI), 28 September 2012
Fall L & S Enhancement Fund Grant, 28 September 2012
Fall Faculty Development Grant, 28 September 2012
Fall Mini-Grants and Intracollege Software Grants, 26 October 2012
Classroom/Lab Modernization, 1 February 2013
Spring L & S Enhancement Grant, 22 February 2013
Summer Undergraduate Education Initiative (UEI), 22 February 2013
Research and Conferences
The college uses funding to allow students and faculty to participate in research, or attend and/or present information at a conference. These opportunities for global education provide unique experiences to broaden horizons and share knowledge with others.
Undergraduate Education Initiative (UEI)
Assists with undergraduate research projects, book purchases, and a variety of undergraduate programs. Funding is intended to benefit currently-enrolled students, either enrolled for the full academic year or for one semester of the current academic year.
Undergraduate Education Initiative Guidelines (PDF)
Undergraduate Education Initiative Grant (Word Document)
L & S Enhancement Fund
Interest generated from this fund is used to enhance and enrich the quality of education that the UWSP College of Letters & Science offers its students.
L&S Enhancement Grant (Word Document)
Faculty Development Grant
COLS has allocated a portion of its GPR budget to be used for faculty & program development grants. These dollars are intended to support research and program activities that focus on faculty scholarly and professional development.
Faculty Development Grant (Word Document)
Mini-Grants and Intracollege Software Grants
The College of Letters & Science has received a combined allocation to be used for mini-grants and intra-college software. If funding is reduced due to budget cuts for the current fiscal year, allocations may be reduced. We would then be able to spend up to the reduced allocation. Refer to Mini-Grants and Intracollege Grants forms for further information. Hard copies of these proposals are due to the Dean's Office by the end of the business day on October 26th.
Mini-Grants (Word Document)
Intracollege Software Grants (Word Document)
Provides funding for comprehensive modernization of instructional laboratories, and for upgrades to classroom technology. Hard copies of these proposals are due to the Dean's Office by the end of the business day on February 1st, 2013.
UW-System Classroom/Lab Modernization policies and procedures can be found here.
Classroom/Lab Modernization Form (Word Document)